2nd Annual Joseph Frasca Memorial Works on Paper Juried Exhibition

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2nd Annual Joseph Frasca Memorial Works on Paper Juried Exhibition
Curated by: Myra Casis, Meg Sheehy

1815-25 W Divison St.
Chicago, IL 60622
July 11th, 2009 - August 15th, 2009
Opening: July 11th, 2009 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

North Side
By appointment only
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Around the Coyote Exhibitions is proud to present the 2nd Annual Joseph Frasca Memorial Works on Paper Juried Exhibition. This exhibition is curated by Myra Casis and Meg Sheehy, Zg Gallery. The selected artists include Ky Anderson, Brian DePauli, Kurt Dyrhaug, Hans Habeger, Corey Hagberg, Mark Hansen, Jaime Lynn Henderson, Justine Hill, Maggie Jay Horne, Damien James, Stacie Johnson, Elizabeth Kauffman, David Krofta, Jill Lanza, Angela Leed, Erin Liljegren, Meredith Lynn, Stephen Mishol, Josh Reames, Kristin Reger, KS Rives, Deborah Rockman, Natalie Smith, Kimberly Strom, Allison Wade, and Susan Wolsborn

The artists selected for this exhibition were chosen on the criteria of cohesive visual and conceptual themes in their work, as well as a strong aesthetic value. The accepted group of artists produce work in varying styles, subject matter and scale, but are all representative of clever, potent new and emerging works on paper of all forms. The goal of this competition and exhibition is to showcase the most talented artists working with paper in the emerging contemporary art category.

Joseph Frasca was the late father of Susan Frasca; he was extremely supportive and dedicated to his daughter's budding interest in the arts as a young woman. Joseph worked his way up to be a general foreman at the Steelworks in Gary, Indiana. He especially valued education and particularly encouraged his daughter to be creative and emphasized her strengths in draftsmanship. He sent her to drawing lessons, funded her artistic passions and supported her dreams. Unfortunately, he passed away before he could see his daughter's success as a restaurateur; this exhibition is a memorial to his support and unyielding vision to his daughter and the arts.